Kinder Says San Diego Stadium Lease Dooms Cleanup Suit

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 2:37 PM EDT) -- Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP asked a California federal court Monday to dismiss a City of San Diego lawsuit against the company for alleged cleanup failures around the San Diego Chargers' stadium, saying that the city hasn't suffered damages because the property is currently leased out.

Kinder Morgan claimed that the city had not suffered any real property damages from the company's alleged failure to clean up a fuel plume that contaminated 166 acres of soil and groundwater, including the plot on which Qualcomm Stadium sits....
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